Summer Institute 2017: “African Diasporas: Peoples, Cultures, Institutions”

       CALL FOR PAPERS: The Harriet Tubman Institute, York University, in collaboration with the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University, presents the 8th Annual Summer Institute:  “African Diasporas: Peoples, Cultures, Institutions,” at York University, Keele Continue reading Summer Institute 2017: “African Diasporas: Peoples, Cultures, Institutions”

Tubman Talks: “Portraits of a Lady: Complicating Characterizations of Women in Ancient Egypt” — 13 April, 2017

Dr. Jean Li will present a paper entitled, “Portraits of a Lady: Complicating Characterizations of Women in Ancient Egypt,” on April 13, 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30 – 4:00. Abstract: Normative portrayals of ancient Egyptian women tend Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Portraits of a Lady: Complicating Characterizations of Women in Ancient Egypt” — 13 April, 2017

Tubman Talks: “Sustainability and the Digital Ecosystem: Best Practices for the Digital Humanist,” 16 March 2017

Anna St. Onge, Stacy Allison-Cassin, Andrea Kosavic, and Mona Elayyan will give a talk entitled “Sustainability and the digital ecosystem: best practices for the digital humanist’ on 16 March 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from  2:30-4:30 p.m. Abstract The Digital Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Sustainability and the Digital Ecosystem: Best Practices for the Digital Humanist,” 16 March 2017

Bruno Véras wins Brazilian Award for Promotion of Racial and Gender Equity

Congratulations to Bruno Véras who received the Antonieta de Barros award for the promotion of racial and gender equity in Brazil. Bruno is a PhD student in the Department of History and was the director of the project, “África Aparece: Linguagem, Ensino Continue reading Bruno Véras wins Brazilian Award for Promotion of Racial and Gender Equity

Tubman Talks: “Our Community Speaks: Research Profiles of Community Partners”

Tubman’s community partners will present their research goals and social objectives on October 20, 2016 from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. The Jane Finch Concerned Citizens Organization Mission: The JFCCO intends to memorialize the legacy of peoples of  African descent in Canada. We Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Our Community Speaks: Research Profiles of Community Partners”

Tubman Talks: “Beyond the Lonely Londoners: Black British Women Writers Gendering and Racing the Caribbean in London

Dr. Andrea Davis will present a paper entitled, “Beyond The Lonely Londoners: Black British Women Writers Gendering and Racing the Caribbean in London,” on September 29, 2016 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30 – 4:30. Abstract This paper examines Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Beyond the Lonely Londoners: Black British Women Writers Gendering and Racing the Caribbean in London